US Ignite

US Ignite funds tech to reduce railway crossing congestion in Ohio


Lima, Ohio, is the latest member of the US Ignite Smart Gigabit Community, receiving a grant aimed at reducing traffic and improving safety at railway crossings.

Facebook, US Ignite want communities to crowdsource AR, VR tools


Three communities will be selected to hold challenges next year that find applications of AR and VR that support the public good.

U.S. Ignite adds five new communities to gigabit tech program


The new members will gain digital resources to develop high-bandwidth apps, platforms and digital tools for their residents.

National Science Foundation offers $100 million for wireless research hubs


Applications are open for projects that would create real-world test beds for connectivity and advanced wireless technology.

U.S., global cities partner to form smart city coalition


The alliance will collaborate and share smart city technology to work towards a sustainable future.

Virginia Tech, Blacksburg join US Ignite


The Town of Blacksburg and Virginia Tech have joined US Ignite, a White House initiative which aims to realize the potential of fast, open, next-generation networks by facilitating a national high-speed broadband test bed for development and deployment of ultra-fast broadband applications.